When you replace your roof, make sure you get a complete roofing system. Asphalt shingles are of utmost importance, but secondary components, such as starter shingles, underlayments and intake and exhaust vents, matter just the same. If you forgo at least one of these accessories or choose to use products from different manufacturers, here are the risks you could face:
Maintenance isn’t something you think about when you have a fairly new roof, but you should. Its importance heightens if your home has been in existence for several decades. One leak can do tremendous damage to old ceilings, walls and floors. [Read more…]
When tackling roofing projects, strata housing communities present unique challenges. They often lack adequate space to load supplies on, are too close to the streets and pose inconvenience to dozens of families. As a property manager, it’s in your company’s best interests to get through the roof inspection, repair or replacement with little stress. Botched work can lead to further disruption and even accidents resulting in property damage and injury.
Knowing whether you should have your roof repaired or replaced helps with major decisions like the cost of repairs or replacement, or finding the right contractor. Identifying its condition is a challenge in itself. Not all residential roofing conditions are as easily identifiable as a wind-blown damage. If you’re trying to decide whether you should repair or replace your roof, consider the following: [Read more…]
Many factors affect the overall performance of asphalt shingle roofs. In case of failure, one or a combination of these culprits could be behind the problem: [Read more…]